Company: Connections Health Solutions
Posted on: September 15, 2020
PsychiatristUS-AZ-PhoenixJob ID: 2Type: Full-Time# of Openings:
1Category: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician
AssistantsUrgent Psychiatric Center (UPC)Overview Connections
Health Solutions is a behavioral health company that provides
crisis stabilization and access to care for anyone needing
behavioral health services. Our mission is to address any
behavioral health need at any time. We are hiring a Psychiatrist to
direct, coordinate, and provide medical/clinical services to
specified consumers within the Urgent Psychiatric Center (UPC).
This includes crisis intervention, assessment, differential
diagnosis, treatment planning, medication management, engagement,
family meetings, supportive psychotherapy, patient education, risk
assessment and discharge planning. This full-time position is a
three-days-per-week shift: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7 a.m. - 7
- Serves as the attending psychiatrist to specified consumers.
Completes initial psychiatric assessments, crisis interventions,
family interventions, focused crisis diagnostic assessments,
assessments of capacity for consent to treatment, risk assessments,
patient education, progress toward treatment goals, and discharge
planning including medical, psychological, social, behavioral and
developmental aspects of the consumer's care, treatment, and
- Documents consumer's progress in the clinical record including
admission order, progress notes, and discharge orders. Completes
medication flow sheets, medication education, and medication
consent, according to established policy.
- Orders laboratory tests according to standards of emergency
medical practice. Reviews the health assessment completed by
nursing staff, obtains a past and current medical history, and
conducts a focused physical examination as indicated, according to
established guidelines. Initiates contact with Primary Care
Physicians and Emergency Room clinicians according to established
- Assesses consumers' needs and guides the clinical team while
managing treatment plan updates, in addition to initiating contact
with Outpatient clinicians according to established guidelines.
Reviews and utilizes all available documents from the crisis
- Provides necessary information to clinical team regarding
inpatient utilization. Utilizes appropriate medication based on
- Works closely with other personnel to ensure that each
treatment modality is appropriate for the consumer in addition to
working with outside psychiatric providers in crisis and inpatient
- Works with the community to review involuntary petitions,
assess involuntary patients, and coordinate with the legal system
to follow established guidelines for Court Ordered Evaluation and
- EDUCATION: Doctorate of Medicine or Osteopathic Medicine with a
specialty in Psychiatry
- EXPERIENCE: At least three (3) years of post-doctoral years'
experience, to include approved psychiatric residency training
programs, in the delivery of mental health treatment of children,
adolescents, and/or adults.
- LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Licensed by the State of Arizona;
eligible for Board Certification PM19
Keywords: Connections Health Solutions, Phoenix , Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona
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